White Tea Anti-aging Biodynamic Organic Fairtrade Tea(40g,loose)

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  • Produced by: Hampstead Teas
  • Country of origin: United Kingdom
  • Certified organic (Demeter), Fairtrade
  • Suitable for gluten free diets
  • Suitable for vegans and all types of vegetarians
  • GMO-free, BPA-free and not tested on animals
  • Product code: F01977
  • Short URL: http://obg.com.au/1977
  • Shipping Weight: 0.4kg (0.9lb)
  • This product can be shipped to: Australia & Worldwide (check customs)


Our Special Price $12.20 RRP$13.95

This is a special handmade tea where tiny new leaves and buds are carefully hand picked and sun-dried, leaving the tea fresh and full of healthy antioxidants.

Special Reserve - Highly Commended - 2009 Organic Food Awards (Organic Soil Association, UK)

Produced in the traditional Pai Mu Tan style, Hampstead's white tea is deliciously sweet with a light silvery liquor. Known for its anti ageing benefits, white tea is full of antioxidants.

How to use:
Best brewed with boiled water that has cooled for a few minutes. This prevents bitterness and ensures the natural sweet smoothness of the tea shines through. Steep for 3-4 minutes.

Hot -
1. Use 1 level teaspoon of tea leaves per person in a teapot or infuser.
2. Fill with boiled water that has cooled for a few minutes to a temperature of between 85-90
°C.
3. Allow to infuse for 3-4 minutes untill desired strength is reached.
4. Enjoy!

Cold: Iced Tea (2 cups)
1.
Brew 2 teaspoons of loose leaf tea in 1 cup of boiled water
that has cooled for a few minutes to a temperature of 85-90°C.
2. Add 2 cups of chilled water.
3.
Enjoy!

Anti-aging White Tea (40g, loose leaf) - Certified Biodynamic, Organic, Fairtrade and Special Reserve - crafted in limited supply.

Ingredients: Biodynamic, Organic, Fairtrade White tea leaves.

Store: In an air tight container in a cool, dry, dark cupboard away from direct sunlight.

Origin: United Kingdom from local and imported ingredients.
Certification:
Certified Demeter Biodynamics, Fairtrade.


About Hampstead:
The world has been enjoying tea for more than 5,000 years. But only since 1995 has biodynamic, Fairtrade certified tea been available. That year in Hampstead, a famous London hillside village known as a breeding ground for progressive ideas, Hampstead Tea started to package special teas from a special place.

The Makaibari tea estate in India's Darjeeling province is the world's first certified biodynamic estate and the last owner-managed estate in the district. Here, 66% of the acreage is undisturbed rainforest where tea grows in harmony with the area's natural ecological system. All our black green and white teas are made especially at Makaibari for our discerning customers who appreciate the special taste and quality of our teas. Our herbal teas also come from biodynamic growers and are renowned for their clear jewel like liquors and unique health giving properties.

Biodynamics:
All of our teas are certified Demeter, which is the highest standard for sustainable agriculture. It is often called "organic plus" as this method includes proactive farming techniques such as herbal soil preparations, rigorous composting systems, and alignment with a planetary calendar. Makaibari tea estate was the first biodynamic tea estate in the world and has pioneered biodynamic farming- with innovative use indigenous plants and insect life to create a self sustaining farm for all to benefit from.

Fairtrade:
We like to do our part to help those who make it possible for us to enjoy such wonderful tea. We were the first 100% Fairtrade tea range way back in 1995 and have stayed that way. Fair-trading ensures that a portion of the money from every kilogram of tea goes directly to the farming communities to fund social development programmes. These include village-electrification, education initiatives and medical care facilities. At our partner Makaibari estate for example, the disbursement decisions are taken by a joint body formed mainly by women workers empowered to represent their villages.